The Hindu Editorial VOCAB: 27th October 2021
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- Extraneous (adj.)
Meaning: irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with. (बाहरी)
Synonyms: irrelevant, immaterial, beside the point
Antonyms: applicable, apposite, apropos
Sentence: We shall ignore factors extraneous to the problem.
- Snobbish (adj.)
Meaning: relating to, characteristic of, or like a snob. (दंभपूर्ण)
Synonyms: elitist, snobby, superior
Antonyms: humble, modest, unpretentious
Sentence: My brother is very snobbish about cars.
- Unappetizing (adj.)
Meaning: not inviting or attractive; unwholesome. (न मजेदार)
Synonyms: unpalatable, unpleasant, unappealing
Antonyms: appetizing, delicious, delish
Sentence: The soup was cold and unappetizing, but it was all there was.
- Fanaticism (noun)
Meaning: the quality of being fanatical. (कट्टरता)
Synonyms: zealotry, zeal, extremism
Antonyms: aloofness, calmness, composure
Sentence: His political views have a savor of fanaticism.
- Precept (noun)
Meaning: a general rule intended to regulate behavior or thought. (नियम)
Synonyms: principle, rule, doctrine
Sentence: The legal precept of being innocent until proven guilty.
- Acquittal (noun)
Meaning: a judgment that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged. (दोषमुक्ति)
Synonyms: absolution, clearing, exoneration
Antonyms: conviction, accusation, arraignment
Sentence: The trial resulted in an acquittal.
- Poignancy (noun)
Meaning: the quality of evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret. (मार्मिकता)
Synonyms: pathos, sadness, pitifulness
Antonyms: mildness, softness
Sentence: The film contains moments of almost unbearable poignancy.
- Vehement (adj.)
Meaning: showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense. (लवलीन)
Synonyms: passionate, forceful, ardent
Antonyms: dispassionate, emotionless, impassive
Sentence: Both men were vehement in their denial of the charges against them.
- Abhorrent (adj.)
Meaning: inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant. (घिनौना)
Synonyms: detestable, detested, hateful
Antonyms: healthful, restorative, salubrious
Sentence: Violence is abhorrent to his gentle nature.
- Scathing (adj.)
Meaning: witheringly scornful; severely critical. (दुष्ट)
Synonyms: devastating, withering, blistering
Antonyms: amusing, droll, gentle
Sentence: Her speech was a scathing indictment of the government’s record on crime.
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